Pistol caliber carbines certainly are a divisive category of firearms. On one side of the fence you have their proponents who cherish them for a myriad of different (and valid) reasons, and...
When we bump into enthusiastic shooters who cock an eyebrow and render some version of “huh?” when it comes to pistol caliber carbines, we concede a modest confusion. Granted, expansive diversity is a principal charm of shooting: Within the confines of
Hi-Point Firearms has been manufacturing some of the least expensive semi-automatic pistol-caliber carbines on the market for more than 20 years. Loyal fans often praise the simplicity and reliability of these platforms even though their aesthetics may
DOVER, Del.- Delaware's environmental department and some hunters in the state are at odds over a new law allowing pistol-caliber rifles to be used during shotgun season for deer. But instead of disputing what the law says, both sides are fighting
With an explosion of pistol-caliber carbines hitting the market over the past few years, Angstadt Arms stands out at the forefront with the UDP-9. The design's pristine fit and finish, familiar controls, and impressive overall performance makes for a
A carbine (/ ˈ k ɑːr b iː n / or / ˈ k ɑːr b aɪ n /), from French carabine, is a long gun firearm but with a shorter barrel than a rifle or musket. Many carbines are shortened versions of full-length rifles, shooting the same ammunition, while others fire lower-powered ammunition, including types designed for pistols.
Ruger gets back into the pistol-caliber carbine business with the introduction of the Ruger PC Carbine. The ins and outs of Ruger’s new PC Carbine:
The Ruger PC Carbine (hey, at least the name’s not gonna confuse anybody) is a “traditional” body style carbine – it’s a non-AR, non-modular setup that looks more like a 10/22 on performance-enhancing drugs.
For some time I’ve championed the pistol caliber carbine (PCC) as a home and family defense tool. Every time I mention the things, however, I get emails and Facebook messages from the hobbyists who can’t see the forest for the trees.
The reality is that among the most useful and effective of all home-defense guns is the pistol-caliber carbine. Sure, if I were still in uniform, I would keep a .30-30 WCF, an SKS or an AR-15 in the cruiser.